You have placed your order on Aliexpress, paid for the favorite items and now waiting seems to be so bizarre. Nothing is tougher than waiting for the internet shopping order to reach at your doorsteps.
To keep the customers updated with their parcels in transit, for which each order placed on Aliexpress is allotted a tracking number. This article is your comprehensive yet quick guide to use a tracking number to locate your package.
The two most common mailing services being used by the sellers on Aliexpress are the “China Post” and the “HongKong Post”.
This postal service is divided into two according to the weight of the package. If your order weighs to be less than 2 kg, then it would automatically reach you by ChinaPost Air Mail.
However, it the order’s weight falls in the range of 2-10 Kg, then ChinaPost Air Parcel is chosen as the courier.
The tracking of the given number for reference is supposed to be done on the home website of the postal service. This is the URL to the website:
Above is the screenshot of how the website will appear in front of you. It is in the Chinese language and you will have to translate it for your ease as shown in the picture.
Once you translate the page into English, this is how it will look. The arrow heads and the numbers indicate what needs to be done in order. First put in the tracking number, second fill the captcha code and third, click the button “query”.
This postal service takes its spot among the two most frequently used courier services by sellers of Aliexpress. The tracking process on this website is the same as that of the China Post. However, the address to its home website is http://www.hongkongpost.hk/en/mail_tracking/
You won’t have to translate it to English and this is how it looks. Again, the arrows and the box point to what has to be done and in what order. This site works better than that of China Post, you would rarely face any technical glitches.
Many times, sellers choose other services over these mailing services due to factors like delivery cost, holidays and other courier services being loaded. In this case, the seller clearly mentions that an “alternate” postal service will be used to send the order to its destination. You can look for it while to place the order. Here are a few common alternate mailing services used by sellers on Aliexpress.
1. SingaporePost- http://www.singpost.com
2. Swisspost tracking
3. Freipost freipost.com
Above are the direct links to the websites where you can track your parcel in accordance with the specific delivery service. To help you, the screenshot with directions have been added as well.
Once the parcel reaches the destination country, the country’s local courier service is supposed to deliver the package to the customer’s address.
You can always contact the seller before placing an order. If you prefer any of the above delivery services over the others. Hopefully, the sellers will accommodate you.